Twitter Mocks Ted Cruz for Calling Dems ‘The Party of Lisa Simpson’: You Mean ‘The Smart One?’

Twitter got the giggles on Thursday after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) decided to make a…um, strange political metaphor about The Simpsons at CPAC today.

According to multiple reporters, the Texas senator had this to say when he took the stage at the conference:

Cruz made his point while slamming Democrats for their renewed advocacy of gun control in light of last week’s school shooting in Florida.

Twitter mockery: GO!

Here’s what Simpsons showrunner Al Jean had to say:

It’s been established Cruz has an affinity for the show, though the creators have already made it clear that that’s a one-sided relationship.

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